Deadline Hollywood reports that Bay has decided not to bring back his bitchy female lead, opting to give Shia LaBeouf a new female lead for the third installment. And word is Bay is beginning casting for her replacement ASAP.
As Hollyscoop previously reported last summer, Megan went on a stupid rant about her director, saying he focused too much on special effects, rather than the storyline. Bay responded to the statement, putting Megan in her place.
Bay said at the time, "Well, that's Megan Fox for you. She says some very ridiculous things because she's 23 years old and she still has a lot of growing to do. You roll your eyes when you see statements like that and think, 'Okay Megan, you can do whatever you want. I got it.’”
Megan tried to backtrack after that, saying she and Bay weren’t feuding, and that there was no bad blood. Then in the fall, we heard a rumor her character was going to get killed off in Transformers 3.
An industry exec said, “Michael’s pretty much discovered Megan and now he’s very quietly looking for her replacement. He hasn’t decided if he’s going to kill her off in the next movie, but he just wants to be prepared.”
And that’s exactly where we stand now! She wasn’t even given the chance to be killed off…she’s just being forgotten, which is even worse for an actress in a huge blockbuster franchise like this!
It doesn’t seem like Megan was ever well-liked on set either. Remember that crew member who posted an online rant about Fox, calling her “dumb-as-a-rock and clueless?”
We’re glad she got what she deserved.